The Resource Modernizing a slave economy : the economic vision of the Confederate nation, John Majewski, (electronic resource)

Modernizing a slave economy : the economic vision of the Confederate nation, John Majewski, (electronic resource)

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Modernizing a slave economy : the economic vision of the Confederate nation
Title
Modernizing a slave economy
Title remainder
the economic vision of the Confederate nation
Statement of responsibility
John Majewski
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Language
eng
Summary
What would separate Union and Confederate countries look like if the South had won the Civil War? In fact, this was something that southern secessionists actively debated. Imagining themselves as nation builders, they understood the importance of a plan for the economic structure of the Confederacy. The traditional view assumes that Confederate slave-based agrarianism went hand in hand with a natural hostility toward industry and commerce. Turning conventional wisdom on its head, John Majewski's analysis finds that secessionists strongly believed in industrial development and state-led modernization. They blamed the South's lack of development on Union policies of discriminatory taxes on southern commerce and unfair subsidies for northern industry. Majewski argues that Confederates' opposition to a strong central government was politically tied to their struggle against northern legislative dominance. Once the Confederacy was formed, those who had advocated states' rights in the national legislature in order to defend against northern political dominance quickly came to support centralized power and a strong executive for war making and nation building
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
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Majewski, John D.
Dewey number
330.975/03
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Civil War America
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  • Slavery
  • Agriculture
  • Economic development
  • Electronic books
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
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adult
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Modernizing a slave economy : the economic vision of the Confederate nation, John Majewski, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9780807882375
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11718296
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MWT11718296
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Modernizing a slave economy : the economic vision of the Confederate nation, John Majewski, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807882375
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11718296
Publisher number
MWT11718296
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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